intrapreneur


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intrapreneur

a person who while remaining within a larger organization uses entrepreneurial skills to develop a new product or line of business as a subsidiary of the organization
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Text messaging (MMS), for instance, was developed by intrapreneurs at ATandT and NTT DoCoMo as a new wireless service.
Having determined preliminary regulations and responsibilities and working conditions of employees in a new intrapreneurship unit established within an operating company, an intrapreneur can face the following problems: Who can be him?
A salesperson might take an existing product to a current market, but an intrapreneur might actually be involved in taking an innovation and creating a new market that doesn't already exist," says Harter.
The criteria to choose the interviewees are related to the importance of field experience as a leader and intrapreneur in businesses of medium to high complexity, in organizations that value and support an entrepreneurial culture.
An intrapreneur is fundamentally a risk taker, an adapter, and an innovator (Cox & Jennings, 1995).
1 An Intrapreneur is defined as a person within a large corporation who takes direct responsibility for turning an idea into a profitable finished product through assertive risk-taking and innovation.
And perhaps in the future, we should be described not only as Welsh-medium lecturers for the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, but as intrapreneurs within Wales' higher education institutions.
The two day event will specially address the following challenges: How to channel intrapreneurial energy into our economies, How to develop the market-place for intrapreneurship, How to network with the emerging providers of intrapreneurship related services, How to network with investors, How to plan for early retirement and How to shift from an intrapreneur to successful businessmen and businesswomen, among other topics.
Typically, an intrapreneur is a corporate entrepreneur, which allows entrepreneurship to occur in an existing organisation (Hisrich, 1990; Heinonen and Korvela, 2005), usually in large corporate settings (Thornberry, 2003).
In addition to the chapter work Creating the Intrapreneur also includes acknowledgments, an Introduction in which the writer points out In this age of road rage, and now desk rage, if you are employed, your safety is at risk.
As we assimilate the events that led to the great crash of 2008, as well as where we are now, it's clear there is no better time to step up and be the entrepreneur or intrapreneur who has enough vision and courage to give consumers what they really want: innovation.
Intrapreneur A person who focuses on innovative entrepreneurial development within a large company.